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Evelyn Louise Dinkelman

Mrs. Evelyn Louise Dinkelman, of Nashville departed this life Tuesday morning, February 21, 2023, at 7:28 AM. She had attained the age of 83 years and five days.

Louise was born on February 16, 1940, the daughter of Carol and Myrtle (Runzi) Borchelt. She was united in marriage to Albert H. Dinkelman on May 28, 1960, and he preceded her in death on May 8, 2004.

Mrs. Dinkelman was a homemaker. She also worked at the Kringer Funeral Home in Ashley for many years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, where she belonged to the church’s Ladies Aid and LWML. She was also a member of the Washington County Farm Bureau and the Okawville Community Club. Louise was Secretary of the Nashville Theatre Corporation for over 48 years. She enjoyed traveling, reading, baking, and spending time with her family, especially her new great-granddaughter. 

Mrs. Dinkelman is survived by her daughter, Charlene Rybacki of Nashville; two grandchildren, Dr. Kyle Rybacki and Krista (Casey) Bollmann; one great-granddaughter, Sage Eloise Bollmann; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Carol Jean and Eileen; her foster father, Raymond Kringer; son-in-law, Steven Rybacki; brothers-in-law, Wilbert Dinkelman and Raymond (Vera) Dinkelman; sisters-in-law, Alberta (Homer) Hemminghaus, Erna (Willard) Rueter and Irene (Emmett) Baudendistel; nephews, Larry Dinkelman, Wally Lowe, Dwight Baudendistel, Jerry Frieman and a niece, Marlene Dinkelman.

Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville on Monday, February 27, 2023, at 11 AM with Rev. David Benning officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville on Monday from 9:30 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church or the Nashville State Theatre and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

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